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Our people

If you would like to contact any of our team members please get in touch.

Sam Downie

Sam Downie

CEO

Sam Downie

Sam Downie

CEO

Yetunde Aroloye

Yetunde Aroloye

Director of Resources

Yetunde Aroloye

Yetunde Aroloye

Director of Resources

Yetunde is a Chartered Accountant with 17 years experience, mostly in the charity sector. She also holds a BSc. in Accountancy and is a fellow of ACCA.

Lynsey Hotchkies

Lynsey Hotchkies

Director of Training
& Psychotherapist

Lynsey Hotchkies

Lynsey Hotchkies

Director of Training
& Psychotherapist

Lynsey Hotchkies is a Counsellor and Group-Analytic Psychotherapist.

Stephen Crawford

Stephen Crawford

Senior Programme Manager
& Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist

Stephen Crawford

Stephen Crawford

Senior Programme Manager
& Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist

Stephen Crawford BA (Hons), PGCE, is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist (FPC and BPC) and has over 25 years of experience in psychotherapy and training.

Kate Trench

Kate Trench

Programme Manager for Foundation Courses, Access Course and MA Programme

Kate Trench

Kate Trench

Programme Manager for Foundation Courses, Access Course and MA Programme

Kate is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and supervisor. She started her career as a therapist with a training at WPF Therapy. She has 15 years’ experience of private practice as a counsellor and psychotherapist and has worked with families and children as a school-based practitioner.

Jackie Bennington

Jackie Bennington

Clinical Manager for Selection and Psychodynamic Psychotherapist

Jackie Bennington

Jackie Bennington

Clinical Manager for Selection and Psychodynamic Psychotherapist

Jackie Becker is a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist who trained at WPF Therapy and graduated in 2003.  Since then she has worked mostly in private practice. Jackie is the Clinical Manager for Selection for the Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice. She undertook a supervision training at SAP and now works as a supervisor at WPF Therapy and for another charitable organisation.

Andrew Keefe

Andrew Keefe

Director of Clinic

Andrew Keefe

Andrew Keefe

Director of Clinic

Andrew Keefe is a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist who trained at WPF Therapy and graduated in 2006. He has practiced as a therapist and worked in clinical leadership roles at the Refugee Council (2000 to 2010, where he was national lead for refugee mental health) and Freedom from Torture where most recently he was Director of National Clinical Services. In his early career, Andrew worked in Refugee Community Organisations serving the needs of Turkish, Kurdish and Columbian refugees in London and was formerly a volunteer counsellor at the Lorrimore Counselling Service.

Louise Peat

Louise Peat

Client Operations Manager

Louise Peat

Louise Peat

Client Operations Manager

Mary O’Byrne

Mary O’Byrne

Clinical Lead

Mary O’Byrne

Mary O’Byrne

Clinical Lead

Mary O’Byrne trained as a psychodynamic psychotherapist and supervisor at WPF Therapy. She has worked within the NHS and voluntary sector as a therapist and Manager. She also works in private practice.

Annis Booker

Annis Booker

Senior Clinician

Annis Booker

Annis Booker

Senior Clinician

Annis Booker is a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and DIT practitioner. Prior to training as a psychotherapist she was an Occupational Therapist.  Annis has many years of experience working within the NHS and in private practice within the field of mental health.

Charles Brown

Charles Brown

Senior Clinician

Charles Brown

Charles Brown

Senior Clinician

Charles is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, supervisor and specialist addictions therapist. He has worked across the voluntary and private sector as a therapist, trainer and manager of services. He maintains a private practice. Charles is also a training therapist and visiting lecturer.

Mike Caton

Mike Caton

Senior Clinician

Mike Caton

Mike Caton

Senior Clinician

Mike is a Group Analytic Psychotherapist who trained at Goldsmith’s College. In addition to his Senior Clinician role he conducts analytic groups at WPF Therapy as well as being part of the training department where he convenes experiential groups on the Foundation and Postgraduate Diploma courses. Prior to working at WPF Therapy Mike worked as a manager within the voluntary sector treatment services. Outside his work at WPF Therapy Mike convenes reflective practice and staff groups within the helping professions and has a private practice.

Fatuma Farah

Fatuma Farah

Senior Clinician

Fatuma Farah

Fatuma Farah

Senior Clinician

Fatuma trained as an integrative psychotherapist and clinical supervisor at the Minster Centre. She worked at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust and trained in the psychodynamic approach with teenagers. Fatuma has worked in different mental health organisations, including internationally with the United Nations. She is now a Senior Clinician at WPF Therapy and supervises psychotherapists and supervisors privately.

Simon Imrie

Simon Imrie

Senior Clinician

Simon Imrie

Simon Imrie

Senior Clinician

Simon trained as a psychodynamic psychotherapist at WPF Therapy and as a supervisor at the Minster Centre. Simon worked for many years in the NHS and charity sectors and now operates a private practice in East London.

Sheila Jones

Sheila Jones

Senior Clinician

Sheila Jones

Sheila Jones

Senior Clinician

Sheila Jones  is a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist and a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. she also works as a Supervisor at WPF Therapy as well as a Senior Clinician. Sheila has also worked in the NHS over many years. Part of this work currently involves working with sick doctors. She also has a small private practice.

Margaret Mykura

Margaret Mykura

Senior Clinician

Margaret Mykura

Margaret Mykura

Senior Clinician

Margaret is a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist and Supervisor at WPF Therapy, with an interest in Time Limited Psychotherapy. She also works as a Seminar leader on the WPF Therapy Postgraduate Diploma with psychotherapists in training. Margaret has a background in working with mental health in the NHS,  in research and management. Margaret has also worked as a therapist with refugees and asylum seekers.

Clinic Staff

Clinic Staff

Clinic Staff

Clinic Staff

Annis Booker, Senior Clinician

Charles Brown, Senior Clinician

Kate Clayton, Consultant & Clinical Lead CBT

Natalia Khromey, Senior Clinician

Sheila Jones, Senior Clinician

Margaret Mykura, Senior Clinician

 

Staff Shared Between Clinic & Training

Staff Shared Between Clinic & Training

Staff Shared Between Clinic & Training

Staff Shared Between Clinic & Training

Stephanie Echarri, Finance Officer

Netra Mahadani, Corporate Services Manager

Martina Oliver, Clinical Administrator

Mary Porcu, Finance Assistant

Ann-Marie Scott, Clinical Administrator

Training Staff

Training Staff

Training Staff

Training Staff

Katherine Ahluwalia, Senior Training Programme Administrator

Jay Barlow, Seminar Leader / Supervisor

Jackie Becker, Selection Manager / Seminar Leader / Supervisor

Debby Butler, Seminar Leader

Jennifer Caccia, Supervisor

Colin Campbell, Supervisor

Mike Caton, Seminar Leader / Group Conductor

Philip Chandler, Programme Manager

Gladys Chavunduka, Seminar Leader / Supervisor

Helen Cordery, Seminar Leader

Melody Coutts, Supervisor

Stephen Crawford, Programme Manager

Jenny Davids, Seminar Leader

Jane Dudley, Group Conductor

Louise Dymoke, Supervisor

Gwen Evans, Supervisor

Katherine Fine, Supervisor

Ngozi Fofah, Group Conductor

Jacqueline Fogden, Group Conductor

Catherine Freeman, Supervisor

Michelle Golding, Supervisor

Suzanne Goldstein, Supervisor

Jo-Anne Graham, Programme Manager

Brid Greally, Seminar Leader

Stephen Gross, Seminar Leader, Supervisor

Celia Harding, Seminar Leader

Jennifer Jones, Office Manager / Programme Administrator

Sarah Jones, Seminar Leader

Sheila Jones, Supervisor

Smita Rajput Kamble, Seminar Leader

Cate Lyon, Seminar Leader

Pat MacDonald, Group Conductor

Lesley MacKinnon, Seminar Leader

Gerry McCarron, Seminar Leader

Vasilli Magalios, Group Conductor

M.J. Maher, Seminar Leader, Group Conductor

Alison Masters, Supervisor

Stephen Millington, Supervisor

Brett Morris, Seminar Leader

Maggie Murray, Supervisor

Tamica Neufville, Senior Training Programme Administrator

Lindsey Nicholls, MA Workshop Leader

Elizabeth Nokes, Librarian

Simona Panetta Crean, Supervisor

Val Parks, Seminar Leader / Supervisor

Jane Quickenden, Supervisor

Colin Ralph, Supervisor

Caroline Shuttleworth, Group Conductor

Ruth Simmons, Supervisor

Jud Stone, Group Conductor

Tim Thomas, Group Conductor

Alexa Walker, Seminar Leader / Supervisor

Siobhan Ward, Seminar Leader

Martin Weegmann, Group Conductor

Sarah Westlake, Seminar Leader

Hessel Willemsen, Supervisor

Joan Wilson, Supervisor

Vernon Yorke, Seminar Leader / Supervisor